14th AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved

Issues in Oncology

Study Tracks Parental Hesitancy Trends Over the HPV Vaccine From 2010 to 2019

A study that tracked parental opinion about the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine showed that after hesitancy decreased for several years, hesitancy has now either stabilized or increased in some eth...

Breast Cancer

Effect of Chronic Stress on Treatment Completion and Survival Outcomes in Patients With Breast Cancer

Elevated allostatic load was associated with a lower likelihood of completing chemotherapy and a lower overall survival rate in patients with lymph node–positive or high-risk lymph node–negative HER2-...

Prostate Cancer

ARAMIS Analysis: Darolutamide Shows Similar Benefits for Black Patients as Observed in the Overall Population

Black patients with prostate cancer who were treated with the androgen receptor inhibitor darolutamide had clinical outcomes similar to those observed in the overall clinical trial population, accordi...

Head and Neck Cancer

Study Finds Significant Variation in the Incidence of Nasopharyngeal Cancer Among Ethnic Subgroups of Asian Americans

Although nasopharyngeal cancer is quite rare in most parts of the world, including the United States, the cancer causes a significant health burden among Asian Americans, which is a fast-growing but u...

Pancreatic Cancer

Study Finds Some Pancreatic Cancer Trial Eligibility Criteria Disproportionately Exclude Black Patients

Although lack of clinical trial participation is associated with worse survival outcomes in some malignancies, data show that Black patients with cancer represent just 7.3% of participants—and only 4....

Gynecologic Cancers
Issues in Oncology

Study Examines Benefits of Cervical Cancer Screening Program Tailored to Transgender Men and Nonbinary People

Worldwide, cervical cancer is the fifth most commonly occurring cancer in women, mostly due to human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. In 2020, globally, an estimated 604,237 women were diagnosed with c...

Lung Cancer

Black Patients With Advanced NSCLC Receiving Immunotherapy May Have a Lower Risk of Death Than White Patients

Collectively, Black Americans have the highest death rate and shortest survival of any racial/ethnic group in the United States for most cancers; Black men also have the highest cancer incidence rate....